Lake Effect Cloud Computing

UB's Research Cloud

Working with Openstack instances
Instances are virtual machines that run inside the Openstack cloud.  Most of what users do in the cloud involves instances.  We have broken up the top...
Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 12:23 PM
Launching Openstack Instances
NOTE:  Before you can launch and login to instances, you must have setup a key pair.  Instructions for creating a key pair and managing openstack credential...
Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 3:42 PM
Security Groups - controlling access to your Openstack instance
Please view this recording to learn how to get started with Lake Effect and more.   Security groups are an important concept to understand in Openstack....
Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 2:22 PM
Openstack Networking
Types of Networks: There are two types of networks in OpenStack, "Public" and "Private". "Public" networks provide publi...
Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 1:43 PM
Logging in to new instances
NOTE: Follow the Security Groups article to ensure your instance can be connected to with SSH Our images are customized to use public keys instead of a ...
Mon, May 3, 2021 at 2:33 PM
Snapshots in Openstack
A snapshot is an image which preserves the disk state of a running instance or that of a volume.  Snapshots are great for: - backups of your instances a...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 10:46 AM
Attaching additional network interfaces to an instance
More on Open Stack networking can be found here There are times you may need separate IP addresses on an instance.  You can do this by attaching a ne...
Thu, Feb 6, 2020 at 11:35 AM
Creating and Attaching Volumes
Volumes are virtual hard drives which can be created and attached to instances First create a volume in the Openstack Web Interface: Next click th...
Wed, Jan 8, 2020 at 1:43 PM
Updating and securing cloud instances
CCR provides up-to-date images to users that are used to launch instances.  However, it is the responsibility of the cloud account owner to ensure that his/...
Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 12:49 PM
Is the research cloud backed up?
It is VERY IMPORTANT that users understand the CCR research cloud is offered as an infrastructure-as-a-service (IAAS) product.  The infrastructure hardware ...
Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 4:33 PM